Frequently Asked Questions

Question:
Deer have eaten the foliage on the bottom portions of several arborvitae. Will the bare areas green back up in spring?
Answer:

When a prolonged period of snow cover deprives deer of food on the ground, deer often feed on trees and shrubs in woodlands, windbreaks, and home landscapes.  Among evergreens, arborvitae and yews are most susceptible to browsing by deer in...

Question:
What are some good annuals for shady garden areas?
Answer:

Annuals that can be successfully grown in shady areas include wax begonia (Begoniasemperflorens-cultorum), impatiens (Impatiens walleriana), lobelia (Lobelia erinus), coleus (Solenostemon...

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